Last week, the NewDEAL Forum launched a national tour to talk about the future of work, building on the release of its Future of Work Policy Group's recommendations released late last year. The group convened a roundtable in Boston to talk about the role of higher education in preparing Americans for jobs of the future, with the group's Co-Chairs, NewDEAL Leaders Massachusetts Senator Eric Lesser and Houston Councilmember Amanda Edwards leading the discussion with workers, students, and entrepreneurs. Learn more about the roundtable discussion here.
NewDEAL Honorary Co-Chair former Delaware Governor Jack Markell and former Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam recently sat down for a discussion on education in America, including college and career readiness, standards, and other topics. Read the 74 for details on their conversation, during which the two Governors compared experiences while in office and discussed solutions to improve education across the nation.
NewDEAL Leader St. Petersburg, FL Mayor Rick Kriseman was named to Apolitical's Climate 100, a list of the world's most influential people in climate policy. Mayor Kriseman was the only American mayor named to the list, and was recognized for his work to reduce air pollution, implement a community solar program, and increase renewable energy financing. Check out the full list, including more details about Mayor Kriseman's selection.